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Professor Poulami Roychowdhury’s new book Capable Women, Incapable States asks how women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences

Published: 13Sep2020

Professor Poulami Roychowdhury’s new book Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India (Oxford University Press) shows how illegality is central to the exercise of...

Professor Eran Shor’s book presents some surprising results about the place of aggression within pornography today

Published: 13Sep2020

Professor Shor's book, Aggression in Pornography, was written together with McGill Sociology PhD student Kimberly Seida and published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). It examines what we...

Professor Barry Eidlin analyzes the possible broader implications of the recent strikes for racial justice by professional athletes in Jacobin

Published: 4Sep2020

Professor Barry Eidlin uses some basic tools of sociological analysis (relying particularly on Erik Olin Wright and Howard Kimeldorf) to think through the broader implications of the recent strikes...

Departmental Statement of Support for Anti-Racist Movement

Published: 29Jun2020

McGill’s Department of Sociology expresses full support for the ongoing protests against police brutality and institutionalized racism in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna...

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society

Published: 29Jun2020

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando was awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society. This prize was instituted in the memory of Valeria Solesin, an Italian...

Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained

Published: 29Jun2020

Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained: Comparisons from Canada, Belgium, Spain,...

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology

Published: 22Jun2020

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology. Dr. Zhou's "After Empire: The Breakup of the Soviet Military System" and Dr...

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